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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 45' South
Longitude: 16° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.54 meters/second, 1650.7 km/hour, 1025.7 miles/hour or 891.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.72 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.4"3.62 miwest0° 22' 03.8"25.27 misouth25.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 12' South
Longitude: 14° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.17 meters/second, 1577.4 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.4"980.00 miwest0° 11' 19.5"12.97 misouth979.77 mi
24 hours13° 43' 09.6"931.01 mieast4° 10' 08.2"286.61 misouth966.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeMon 11:38 AM94 km59 miles51 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UígeMon 11:38 AM216 km134 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaMon 11:38 AM376 km234 miles203 nmWest W
LucapaMon 11:38 AM452 km281 miles244 nmEast E
HuamboMon 11:38 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuenaMon 11:38 AM490 km305 miles265 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 11:38 AM512 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleMon 11:38 AM519 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CabindaMon 11:38 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
MenongueMon 11:38 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSouth S
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